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Baby Shower Guest Etiquette

baby shower 150x150 Baby Shower Guest EtiquetteHeaded for a baby shower in the near future? They’re great events, to be sure, but if you’ve recently received an invitation, you may be wondering about your responsibilities as a guest. This quick guide can help you sort it all out. RSVP The invitation should have a number you can call or an email address you can use to let the shower host know if you’ll be attending. If you have a previous engagement for that date, you should certainly call to let them know you won’t be there. Make certain, though, that the shower isn’t a surprise before you tell the mommy-to-be that you can’t make it. Etiquette demands you tell at least the host, not necessarily the mom. If you’re not coming, you’re not necessarily expected to send a gift. Just wait until the baby is born to send the Read more

Fourth of July Party Themes

fireworks 150x150 Fourth of July Party ThemesFourth of July comes at the perfect time; we need a holiday to get us through until Thanksgiving!  While we celebrate our independence, we also use the 4th as a time to have parties, get together with friends and family, and break in the new grill.  Here are some fun Fourth of July party themes to consider before your big bash. Stars and Stripes.  The centerpiece of any July 4th party is the flag, and you can proudly display your stars and stripes in other ways. You can find stars and stripes pennants, decorations, candle holders, window clings, plastic tablecloths, paper plates, and balloons. If you don’t want to buy them, make your own. Buy white balloons and draw (or delegate this to your children) blue and red stars. Yes, it’s a bit backwards, but your color theme is right Read more

Gift Basket Ideas for Women

Woman basket 150x150 Gift Basket Ideas for WomenWhenever you need a gift for a lady in your life, think gift basket. There’s nothing more fun or easier to put together than a basket based on her likes. Everyone is different, so be sure that you have a good idea of what your recipient likes before you set about creating your gift basket for her. You can’t go wrong if you include things that you really are certain she likes. The best way to craft a basket is to spend some time with the person it’s going to be for. If it’s your best friend, you probably have a good idea already of what she likes and can go ahead and put together an awesome basket. But if it’s a co-worker or a relative you hardly ever see, think about spending time fishing for ideas while she’s around. Bring up different topics and see if you can hit on something Read more

Baby Shower Mocktail Ideas

cocktails 150x150 Baby Shower Mocktail IdeasA baby shower isn’t exactly the place to start drinking, but nothing like a few cocktails can get the room relaxed and talking. The compromise, of course, is a few great mocktail ideas. Here are some to consider for your upcoming baby shower. The Mint Breezer: If you’re looking for a refreshing twist at your baby shower, this is certainly the mocktail you’ll want to consider. From the lime to the pomegranate juice, it’s likely to thrill and refresh at the same time. You’ll need two ounces of pomegranate juice, pineapple juice and club soda. You’ll also need ¾ of an ounce of lime juice, a pineapple slice, and some mint leaves. Mix the fruit juices together in a shaker. Add some ice and shake hard. Strain it into a highball glass, then top it off with soda. Use the pineapple Read more

Mother’s Day Gifts for a Mom Who Has Everything

Mom coupons 150x150 Mother’s Day Gifts for a Mom Who Has EverythingMother’s Day is easily one of the most important holidays on the calendar. It’s the chance to celebrate the single most important women in your life. Not every mom, though, is easy to buy for. Finding the ideal gift for a woman who seems to have everything can be tough, but these suggestions can help. For Moms With Younger Kids A Day Off – Motherhood can be overwhelming when the kids are young. It seems there’s always so much to do with little ones in the house. A day off may be the perfect gift for the mom who seems to have absolutely everything else. Offer to take the kids out to lunch and to a movie, giving Mom the time and space she needs to relax. You may even want to offer to hold a sleepover so Mom can get a solid night away. Coupon Book – This is a great one to engage Read more

How to Make a Snack Care Package for your College Student

care package 150x150 How to Make a Snack Care Package for your College StudentCollege students can be under a lot of pressure to complete their courses. They are often so pressed for time that they forget to eat. Or sometimes it's the late night munchies that get them when they are pulling an all-nighter. Why not make a snack basket that is a delight for them to receive? A college care package from home is always a welcome sight. Be sure you pack it right so that when it arrives it's fresh, uncrushed, and ready to be torn into. The first thing you want to do is select a box that's big enough to hold the snacks you want to send. It sounds obvious, but select something sturdy that will last in the often harsh conditions of the mail. Don't send the items inside just a cardboard box. Instead, put them first in a metal tin like the ones cookies come in. The better the Read more

Having a Baby Shower for Grandma

grandma 150x150 Having a Baby Shower for GrandmaGrandparents are an essential part in baby’s life. Mom and Dad shouldn’t get all the fun of the baby shower. Grandma deserves something special too, especially if this is her first grandbaby. Planning a baby shower for Grandma is as easy as it is fun, and this quick guide can help. Who To Invite The best people to attend Grandma’s baby shower are her closest friends and family members. You generally want contemporaries at this baby shower, not the Mom-to-be who might compete for the attention. Friends and neighbors are great to invite, and if there are siblings here and there, they’re great invites too. Generally Grandma-showers aren’t co-ed, but there’s no reason you can’t make them that way if you choose. What To Do A shower for Grandma can be just as much fun as Read more
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